New space-saving compact dishwashers from Siemens Stainless steel built-in dishwashers revealed

21 April 2010

Siemens has launched two new compact dishwashers, measuring 45cm and 60cm tall.

The smaller version (SK76M530GB) holds six place settings and carries a price tag of £550, whereas the eight-setting model (SC76M530GB) will set you back £650.

The stainless steel models are the latest in a new collection from Siemens and are designed to fit in with other Siemens built-in appliances - with an option of wall mounting if you're short on space.

Which? dishwasher reviews

We've tested around 150 dishwashers from brands such as Bosch and AEG-Electrolux as well as Siemens. Compare models and check out which 37 Best Buy dishwashers we'd recommend in our dishwasher review.

With a noise level of just 47dB, Siemens claims that both its new compact models are very quiet. If you want to see how other compact dishwashers compare on noise - as well as reliability and ease of use - have a look at our dishwasher lab results to compare the features of the latest compact dishwashers.

Energy saving dishwashers

Programme options available on the Siemens dishwashers include Intensive 70°, Eco 50°, Delicate 40° and Quick 45°. The Eco 50° is a 170-minute programme that consumes 8.5 litres of water and 0.74kWh of electricity, according to Siemens. Both models are rated triple A for efficiency.

If you're interested in appliances that are more energy efficient, use our energy-saving appliances review to compare a collection of Best Buys, ranging from eco-friendly dishwashers and fridge freezers to energy-efficient washing machines and TVs. Alternatively, our guide on how to use less electricity provides expert tips on how to save money and energy, without forking out for new appliances.

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